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Are you in the box or outside the box?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by We Never Know, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. We Never Know

    We Never Know Well-Known Member

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    Are you stuck with the old or open to the new?
    Do you accept change or deny change?
    Do you believe what we assume is right is right or just right for now with what little we understand?

    I'm a person that looks in the box and outside the box. To the left of the box and to the right of the box. Above the box and under the box. In front of the box and behind the box.
    If the box touches it, then it affects it. So I look at it all.

    How about you?
     
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  2. JustGeorge

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    I think I folded the box up and sent it out to the recycling this afternoon.
     
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  3. Heyo

    Heyo Well-Known Member

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    I like boxes. You can put things in there, label them, and put the small boxes in bigger boxes. It keeps everything neat and ordered. When you talk about something, you know exactly where to find it.
    It takes some maintenance, though. Sometimes boxes get too crowded and you have to find smaller boxes to keep order. Sometimes you find that something has been misplaced. And sometimes you find that a box is empty and can be disposed off.
    Which reminds me: I have to look through the "lost&found" drawer, it's getting too crowed.
     
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  4. stvdv

    stvdv Veteran Member

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    I love to think outside the box

    I love to be open to all kinds of ideas, including so called "conspiracy ideas"
    Being open does not mean I agree. I just keep an open mind, because some ideas starting as conspiracy can turn out real later on
     
  5. blü 2

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    A bit of both.
    I don't rush to change things unless I have a good reason. When I've needed to change, I've changed. I don't pretend change doesn't happen, if that's what your question means,
    Who is "we"? I proceed on the basis of what I think is right, and aspects of what I think is right have changed over the years.
    Enjoy!
     
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  6. Secret Chief

    Secret Chief Meghalayan Ape

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    My box is left on the floor for the cat when he's being defied. He goes in it and gives it a bit of a shredding. It's called his Frustration Box. Better than any cat toy.
     
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  7. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium अहम् ब्रह्मास्मि
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    I'm one who has eliminated the box. I've found no practical use for it.
     
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  8. Valjean

    Valjean Veteran Member
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    Me -- I'm still "on the bus."
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  9. Unveiled Artist

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    I'm in the box most of the time. I don't see anything wrong with it. I havnt and don't associate with near anyone to be more open than the things I learn about myself and in some respects family. I feel one of the best way to know about yourself is to communicate with other people. You pick up your biases and hopefully, by other people's responses you change for the better of others not just yourself. That's what out if the box means to me .. challenging your comfort zone. Many don't want to do it. It's scary but it depends on the individual and whether he knows how he affects other people...and does he care.
     
  10. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium अहम् ब्रह्मास्मि
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    As a follow-up to the OP, strictly out of curiosity, what color have you made your box?
     
  11. PureX

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    I really don't worry about such things. I think most of those who know me would say I'm an 'out of the box' kinda guy.
     
  12. Stevicus

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    I prefer to think outside the box. When I'm inside the box, it's so cramped and dark, it's very difficult to think at all.
     
  13. pcarl

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    Considering outside the box, but with discernment, not everything new ought to be rejected simply because its new, and not every new innovation should be accepted simply because its new.
     
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  14. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    I'm in a really comfortable box.
    From inside it, I can watch time pass in the outside world.
     
  15. Augustus

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    I wonder what % of people who believe they think outside the box actually do? (my guess, not many at all)
     
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  16. JustGeorge

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    I have just woken up, and I am afraid I misread this, @SalixIncendium ....

    I read "I'm the one who eliminated in the box. "

    You can tell I have pets.
     
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  17. Heyo

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    It's just a question of how big your box is.

    [​IMG]
     
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  18. SomeRandom

    SomeRandom Still learning to be wise
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    How dare you ask me about my box, good sir!!
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  19. SomeRandom

    SomeRandom Still learning to be wise
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    No but seriously. Ain’t no one tying me down in no box. Rebel to the end!!!!
     
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